That 40 yards that Branden Smith ran sparked topics on the message board for months. Some had him at 4.2 and others had him a 4.3 flat. Regardless of what he ran, it was the fastest thing I had ever seen in person.
I hate to even quote American Idol, but Simon Cowell always says " Out of all the people here today, you will be the one I remember."`When there is so many kids on the turf at one time it takes something special to stand out.
What makes it fun it that we get all these together and rather you are a 5 star or 2 star or no profile at all you will get a equal chance to shine. Whether it is a 40 yard dash or making plays in the one on one's you can make a name for yourself real quickly at a combine like that.
No matter how much film we watch or stories we put out, there will be a sleeper emerge. Here are some names that could become household names over night with strong showings.
Coty Blanchard- QB Cherokee County Ala
Hutson Mason- QB Lassiter
Jonathan Watters- QB Pepperell
Tommy Sanders - LB Crisp County
Blake Gowder- - Ath Union County
Tylon Garrett- Ath Darlington
Telvin Smith- LB Lowndes
Vic Beasley- Ath Adairsville
Rusty's Final Word- It has never been a secret of the talent level of the Peach State. This Friday in Atlanta has the makings of one of the best combines ever held in Georgia. Chad Simmons and a entire Scout team has got together and made sure the "elite" of the "elite" will be there. Be sure to stay tuned all week for previews and complete coverage of this event.